Department of Social Development Social Work Grade 2024 for Graduate South Africans

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Department of Social Development Social Work Grade 2024 for Graduate South Africans. Apply below.

When is Application Deadline:

5th April 2024

Tell Me About Award:

The Department of Social Development invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Social Work Grade 1 to be based in Free State, South Africa.

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Which Fields are Eligible?

Mangaung Metro (X43 Posts)
Lemo Mall Office (X33 Posts)
Botshabelo Office (X7 Posts)
Thaba Nchu Office (X3 Posts)
Reference Number: DSDFS 01/24)

Fezile Dabi District (X17 Posts)
Sasolburg Office (X5 Posts)
Kroonstad Office (X7 Posts)
Frankfort Office (X2 Posts)
Parys Office (X3 Posts)
Reference Number: DSDFS 02/24

Thabo Mofutsanyana District (X19 Posts)
(Qwaqwa Office (X13 Posts)
Bethlehem Office (X6 Posts)
Reference Number: DSDFS 03/26

Lejweleputswa District (X32 Posts)
(Welkom Office (X30 Posts)
Boshof Office (X2 Posts)
Reference Number: DSDFS 04/24

Xhariep District (X10 Posts)
Trompsburg Office (X1 Post)
Bethulie Office (X2 Posts)
Smithfield (X2 Posts)
Koffiefontein Office (X2 Posts)
Jagersfontein (X3 Posts)
Reference Number: DSDFS 05/24



Who can Apply?

•An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (NQF 7) or equivalent qualification.
•Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as Social Worker.
•Knowledge of relevant Public Service Legislation.
•Proficient in any of the official languages in the Free State Province. Internship / practicum placement at Social Development setting will be an added advantage.
•A valid South African driver’s license will be an added advantage.
•The applicant must be computer literate.

How Many Awards?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of Award?

R294 411 per annum


•Render Social work services regarding the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families, and communities through the relevant programs.
•Attend to any other matter that could result in, or stem from, social instability in any form.
•Keep up to date with new developments in the social work and social welfare fields.

This would, inter alia, entail the following: Study professional journals and publications to ensure that cognizance is taken of new developments.
Monitor and study the social services legal and policy framework continuously.
Engage in continuous professional development activities as prescribed.
Perform all the administrative functions required of the job.

How to Apply:

Applications for the Department of Social Development to be submitted to:
Mangaung Metro: Please forward your application quoting the relevant reference number, Department of Social Development, P.O. Box 695, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand deliver to Department of Social Development, Shop No:46, Lemo Mall, Dr Belcher Road, Bloemfontein, 9301 or Email to [email protected]
Fezile Dabi: Please forward your application quoting the relevant reference number, P.O. Box1122, Kroonstad, 9595 or hand deliver to Department of Social Development, KGI Building, 20 Cross Street, Kroonstad or Email to [email protected]
Lejweleputswa: Please forward your application quoting the relevant reference number hand deliver to Department of Social Development Macholo Building, 05 Elizabeth Street, Welkom, 9460 or Email to [email protected]
Xhariep: Please forward your application quoting the relevant reference number, Department of Social Development, 15 Dawid Street Trompsburg 9913 or Email to [email protected]
Thabo Mofutsanyana: Please forward your application quoting the relevant reference number, Department of Social Development, Corner of Moremoholo & Setai Street, Old FDC Building, Setsing, 9870 or Email to [email protected]

ENQUIRIES: Ms A Molalenyane at Tep No: (083) 555 9270 (Mangaung Metro)
Ms D Monakali at (083) 555 9270 (Fezile Dabi District and Lejweleputswa District)
Ms T Matla at (083) 555 9270 (Xhariep District)
Ms K Finger at (083) 555 9270 (Thabo Mofutsanyana District)

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a duly complete New Z83 form (effective 01January 2021) obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at Received applications using the incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered. Please ensure that the specific reference number is quoted correctly.

Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit a fully completed signed Z83 form and detailed Curriculum Vitae. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications, and other relevant documents to HR on or before the day of the interview: should you be in possession of a foreign qualification; it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) when submitted. Failure to submit all the requested documents will disqualify your application.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within six (6) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Selected candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes.

Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12) months. Misrepresentation in the application documents will result in automatic disqualification and disciplinary action in the event the candidate has already been appointed. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). Persons with disability and people from previously disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.

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